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Jack Kerouac

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Comprehensive information about Jack Kerouac including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Jack Kerouac, born Jean-Louis Kerouac (French-Canadian child), was American novelist and poet. He was part of the Beat Generation Literary movement and influenced by the likes of Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs. His health was destroyed by drinking and he died at home in 1969. He was only 47 years old when he died. This educational Jack Kerouac resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved...the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars. Quote Right
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Quote Left I suddenly discovered the delight of rebellion. Quote Right
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Quote Left Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child. Quote Right
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Quote Left I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference! Quote Right
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Quote Left The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing. Quote Right
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